Saturday, October 16, 2021

Timeline: 1942

  • January 1942 - August 1942 Anecdotes

    Building Renovations

    Building renovated; whole sections virtually rebuilt; endowment fund drive promoted.

    The Roundup 5/26/43

  • January 7, 1942 Anecdotes

    More Jesuits Arrive

    Fr. RT Bryant, S.J., and Bro Martial Lapeyre, S.J. arrive; Fr. Bryant donates new Buick which had been given to him.

  • September 1942 - May 1943 Photos

    Jesuit Archives

    1942-1943 Faculty and Staff

    Rev. Joseph C. Mulhern, Rector-President, Principal
    Rev. Austin L. Wagner, S.J. Minister
    Rev. James M. Buckley, S.J. Teacher and Prefect of Religious Counseling
    Rev. James D. Carroll, S.J. Assistant Principal
    Rev. Hilton A. Crane, S.J. Teacher
    Rev. Fred M. O’ Connor, S.J. Teacher
    Rev. William J. Reagan, S.J. Teacher
    Mr. Edward J. Bergen, S.J. Teacher
    Mr. Elwood P. Hecker, S.J. Teacher, Moderator of Music
    Mr. Michael P. Kammer, S.J. Teacher, Moderator of Dramatics
    Mr. John C. Moran, S.J. Teacher, Prefect of Intramural Sports
    Br. Martial O. Lapeyre, S.J. Superintendent of Bldgs. & Maintenance

  • September 14, 1942 Anecdotes

    Opening Day

    Approx. 195 students registered: Freshmen, 4; Sophomores, 2; Juniors, 2; Seniors, 4; 168 on full tuition, 17 free, 9 partial tuition. Tuition: $50.00 plus $10.00 activity fee; for students who desire military training, Jesuit will sponsor a private junior air training corps

    Principal's Diary

  • September 25, 1942 Anecdotes

    Student Assembly

    Assembly of all students in 2nd period to explain the proposed military training set up under the auspices of the Air Training Corps of America

    Principal's Diary

  • October 2, 1942 Sports

    1942-193 Football Team with Gold Satin Letter Jackets

    First Football Game

    The first football home game vs Oak Grove was played on campus.

    Principal's Diary

  • November 14, 1942 Anecdotes


    Letter arrives with accreditation by the State Department of Education (Note: The Roundup 5/26/43 notes accreditation on 11/2/43)

    Principal's Diary

  • November 24, 1942 Activities/Clubs

    Clubs Formed

    Clubs formed: Choral [Mr. Hecker], Philothespic [moderator M. P. Kammer, SJ], Science [includes Radio club], Sodality [formed by Fr. James Buckley, SJ]

    The Roundup

  • December 1, 1942 Anecdotes

    SACSS Membership

    Membership in the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

    The Roundup 5/26/43

  • December 16, 1942 Activities/Clubs

    First Jesuit Band School Concert

    Includes new school song: “The Ranger Victory March” written by faculty member, Mr. Edward P. Hecker, S.J. (The Roundup 5/26/43 gives 12/14 date)

    Principal's Diary, The Roundup 12/23/42